Land Use

January 28, 2005, 5am PST
For Maryland's new Governor, 'Smart Growth is discouraged'.
The Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2005, 12pm PST
Will Montreal Follow Toronto’s Example in Revitalizing Its Beleaguered Waterfront?
January 26, 2005, 9am PST
Rather than just building 'seats', we should create neighborhood-centered joint-use schools.
The Planning Report
January 26, 2005, 8am PST
In Maryland, development has sprawled into prime farmland targeted for preservation with public tax dollars.
The Baltimore Sun
January 24, 2005, 9am PST
A battle to expand a camp for the blind runs into a self-styled Thoreau fighting to save one of the last pristine streams left in Southern California.
The Los Angeles Times
January 21, 2005, 10am PST
Palm Beach County's state legislative delegation served notice on January 19th that growth in western agricultural areas could be taken out of county control unless the County Commission approves a growth plan of its own.
Palm Beach Post
January 21, 2005, 9am PST
Oil and chemical companies are buying entire adjacent neighborhoods to demolish them to prevent future complaints and lawsuits.
The Houston Chronicle
January 20, 2005, 1pm PST
The Supreme Court will rule on whether cities must pay for blocking expansion of wireless phone networks.
The Los Angeles Times
January 19, 2005, 11am PST
What happens when a community puts up 'No Trespassing' signs on public open space?
The Los Angeles Times
January 18, 2005, 2pm PST
Poll finds 50% of Bay Area residents want new homes to be built near job centers rather than suburbs.
The San Francisco Chronicle
January 18, 2005, 7am PST
The current tsunami disaster should cause serious rethinking of seaside development for all coastal locations, writes Joel S. Hirschhorn in this week's Planetizen Op-Ed.
January 14, 2005, 11am PST
The "Downtown Brooklyn Plan" anticipates 4.5 million s.f. of new office space and up to 15 new towers in what is the city's third-largest business district.
The Slatin Report
January 13, 2005, 11am PST
Prince George's County officials put the brakes on unchecked residential growth.
The Washington Post
January 12, 2005, 8am PST
Bipartisan flavor works in program’s favor
Michigan Land Use Institute
January 8, 2005, 5am PST
County uses new state laws to redevelop abandoned properties
Michigan Land Use Institute
January 7, 2005, 11am PST
Many 'Boomburbs,' or large fast-growing suburbs, are nearing their buildout, argues Robert E. Lang.
Metropolitan Institute At Virginia Tech
January 6, 2005, 6am PST
Spending at neighbors’ stores changes the world.
Michigan Land Use Institute
January 5, 2005, 12pm PST
Government agencies have been preparing coastal communities for the possibility of a devastating tsunami.
Oregon Department Of Geology & Mineral Industries
January 4, 2005, 1pm PST
More communities are proposing rules that would require big box retailers to set aside money for future demolition.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
January 4, 2005, 12pm PST
Urban sprawl and traffic threaten black bears in Central Florida.